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Nanoparticles Use In The Builiding Of Night Vision

Nanoparticles Use In The Builiding Of Night Vision

The study showing the use of the nanoparticles; that could help in builiding of night vision in the humans. This explaining that photo receptors in eyes attaching by the proteins; that binds to a sugar molecule on the photoreceptor surface.  As the eyes of humans and other mammals can detect light between the wavelengths of…

Synthetic Versions Of The Molecules In Mice Study

Synthetic Versions Of The Molecules In Mice Study

Researchers finding that antibodies; which unlock the body’s regenerative potential. As body making antibodies to fight the infections. But the synthetic versions of these molecules could hold the key to stimulating the body’s ability to regenerate. Antibodies are increasingly being developing into drugs  to their ability to bind and affect the function of other proteins…

Antibiotic

Antibiotic Use Linked To Increased Risk Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

A new study provides evidence that antibiotic usage is associated with an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers from Keele University and the Quadram Institute analyzed data from primary care medical records. They found that the odds of developing rheumatoid arthritis; were 60% higher in those exposed to antibiotics than in those not exposed.…

Sound Processing Region The Brain Triggers Evidence Of Tinnitus

Sound Processing Region The Brain Triggers Evidence Of Tinnitus

In this study most of the Americans struggle with tinnitus, so a constant ringing in the ears that ranges from mildly annoying to severely debilitating, and no cure exists. Existing treatments help some people; but none seems to work for everyone. Hearing loss affects about 500 million people, and is a major risk factor for…

Food poisoning

Food Poisoning Can Be Prevented By Doing The Basics Right

“Food poisoning can be prevented 95 % of the time by just doing the basics right,” said Lee Green, a public health expert and head of family medicine in the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Bacteria, viruses or parasites that cause food poisoning can exist at any stage of growing, packaging, shipping,…

Extensive Study Of Palliative Care

Extensive Study Of Palliative Care Conversations In US

In 2014, the US Institute of Medicine made improving doctor patient communication a priority in its landmark study, Dying in America. An analogous publication in the UK, Ambitions for Palliative care and End of Life Care; emphasized the need for patients, family and caregivers to have “the opportunity for honest; sensitive and well inform conversations…

Schwann cells

Interaction Within Schwann Cells Is Discovered

Schwann cells form a protective sheath around nerve fibres and ensure that nerve impulses are transmitted rapidly. If these cells are missing or damaged, severe neurological diseases may occur as a result. Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have succeeded in demonstrating a complex interaction within Schwann cells which plays an important role for correct cell…

Gastroenterology

Antibiotic Use Was Not Associated With Cancer Of The Distal Colon

The study was found that antibiotic use (pills/capsules) is linked to a heightened risk of bowel cancer, but a lower risk of rectal cancer, and depends, to some extent, on the type and class of drug prescribed, suggests research published online in the journal Gut. The findings suggest a pattern of risk that may be…

Higher Mortality Risk In Pediatric ICU

Higher Mortality Risk In Pediatric ICU With Severe Hyperoxemia

Critically ill children who experience severe hyperoxemia in the pediatric ICU may have a higher risk for in-hospital mortality, according to data published in JAMA Network Open. In the retrospective cohort study conducted over 10 years in a pediatric ICU, the researchers found an independent association between severe hyperoxemia, defined as a partial pressure of oxygen (PaO2)…

Improvements In The Quality Of Hospital CareImprovements In The Quality Of Hospital Care

Improvements In The Quality Of Hospital Care

Patient report experiences have potential for driving improvements in the quality of hospital care, according to a new study in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, publish by Elsevier. Investigators report on an analysis of the Canadian Patient Experience Survey responses obtain from cardiac patients in Alberta; which reveal areas that are highly rate by patients;…